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De Soto’s history celebrated
May 5, 2005
De Soto Mayor Dave Anderson will take 269 years of living history with him as the Johnson County commissioners kick off their celebration of the county’s sesquicentennial Thursday with a focus on De Soto’s history.
K-10 transit service to be explored
Joint study to look at Johnson County to Lawrence bus routes
May 5, 2005
Johnson County, the city of Lawrence and the Kansas Department of Transportation plan to see if there are enough commuters to make a daily bus service from Johnson County to Lawrence on the Kansas Highway 10 corridor viable, which could include De Soto.
Cat golfers earn second in league
Golfers tune up for regional with runner-up league finish
May 5, 2005
The De Soto golf team members peered into the future when they competed April 25 in the Frontier League golf tournament at the Allen County Country Club in Iola, and they liked what they saw.
Freshman Cronin bright spot for Cat softball team
Cat comeback falls short
May 5, 2005
Kegan Cronin made the most of her opportunity last Thursday after she was called up from the junior varsity to make her varsity softball debut.
Ugly win doesn’t please Erpelding
Wildcats battle Basehor to tie
May 5, 2005
It was the latest in his team’s string of shutouts, but De Soto girls soccer coach Darren Erpelding wasn’t impressed with the Wildcat’s 1-0 win Thursday at Ottawa.
Wildcats swing into Frontier League lead
Win Thursday gives De Soto share of title
May 5, 2005
Leif Goleman pitched De Soto into first place in the Frontier League Thursday on a day when he had less than his best stuff.
Krehbiel tests rival at Gardner meet
Goleman strong at Gardner
May 5, 2005
Luke Krehbiel was happy to see a Louisburg school bus parked at the Blazer Invitational track and field meet in Gardner Friday. He knew he would be able to go head-to-head with a nemesis — someone with his own abilities.
Understanding of Sunflower’s place in De Soto history vital
May 5, 2005
Daryl E. Parker Sr.
1954-2005
May 5, 2005
Seed for thought
Asked to approach tree house design unconventionally, a De Soto architect delivers
May 5, 2005
Looking like a 7-foot tall plywood egg, the sectioned structure in Garth Hite’s driveway is the result of asking the architect to visualize an unconventional tree house.
District showcases technology to touring educators
May 5, 2005
National School Board Association members watched politely, nodded their approval and asked sensible questions Monday afternoon as Lexington Trails Middle School science teacher Wendy Karr navigated her class through a technology assisted lesson. Using a projected image of a real sheep’s heart, Karr’s students and their guests identified its chambers.
Poetry Cafe provides outlet for rhyming teens
Angst, personal faith, lost love among most popular themes
May 5, 2005
Through poetry, teens peeled off layers last week at De Soto High School. Performing verse they wrote themselves or chose from published works, students revealed their thoughts Thursday and Friday during the school’s annual Poetry Cafe. Lost love, personal faith, abortion, athletic accomplishment, child abuse and even break dancing graced the stage — and that was in only one hour.
Exploring the past
May 5, 2005